Listening to Prozac but Hearing Placebo: A Meta-Analysis of Antidepressant Medication

Volume: 1, Issue: 2
Published: Jun 1, 1998
Abstract
Mean effect sizes for changes in depression were calculated for 2,318 patients who had been randomly assigned to either antidepressant medication or placebo in 19 double-blind clinical trials. As a proportion of the drug response, the placebo response was constant across different types of medication (75%), and the correlation between placebo effect and drug effect was .90. These data indicate that virtually all of the variation in drug effect...
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Title
Listening to Prozac but Hearing Placebo: A Meta-Analysis of Antidepressant Medication
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Jun 1, 1998
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1
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2
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